Colin Hanks on Hanks Kerchiefs in Dispensaries, Veterans and Cannabis

Director, actor and producer Colin Hanks is joining forces with Jushi Holdings Inc. to launch his handkerchief line Hanks Kerchiefs in select BEYOND / HELLO dispensaries—providing assistance to injured veterans at the same time, through a portion of proceeds. The kerchiefs can be found at BEYOND / HELLO retail stores…

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Psychedelic Therapies for Veterans Proposed By Hopeful New York City Mayoral Candidate Andrew Yang

Andrew Yang announced on May 27 that if elected to the office of mayor of New York City, he would personally push to invest in veterans and allow the use of psychedelic therapies for those suffering from disorders such as depression, suicide, homelessness and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Yang’s plan…

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Veterans, Medical Marijuana, and Recreational Use — Is Change Coming?

We are delighted to be joined by Todd Scattini, Army veteran and global CEO of Harvest 360, to discuss medical & recreational marijuana legalization updates throughout the state of Wisconsin. Do you believe marijuana should be legalized for medical and/or recreational use? We are happy to address your questions live,…

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Veterans group ratchets up pressure on White House and Congress to support medical marijuana research

Published: Feb 23, 2018, 12:12 pm • Updated: Feb 23, 2018, 5:21 pm By Bruce Kennedy, The Cannabist Staff Top officials at of The American Legion, the nation’s largest veterans organization, on Friday stepped up their calls for the federal government to legitimize and invest in medical marijuana research. In…

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VA says it won’t study medical marijuana’s effect on veterans

Published: Jan 16, 2018, 10:05 am • Updated: Jan 16, 2018, 3:22 pm By Katie Zezima, The Washington Post The Department of Veterans Affairs says it will not conduct research into whether medical marijuana could help veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder and chronic pain, as veterans groups are pushing…

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Veterans and access to cannabis: 2017 in review

Published: Dec 27, 2017, 4:02 pm • Updated: Dec 27, 2017, 4:26 pm By Bruce Kennedy, The Cannabist Staff 2017 was a year of frustration but also incremental progress for military veterans, veterans’ organizations and supporters, as they continued to lobby federal and state politicians to expand legalized medical marijuana…

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Veterans groups react to VA shift in medical marijuana policy

Published: Dec 20, 2017, 12:54 pm • Updated: Dec 20, 2017, 1:52 pm By Bruce Kennedy, The Cannabist Staff The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs earlier this month issued a new directive for clinical programs that frees its doctors and pharmacists to discuss marijuana with military vets taking part in…

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